At under a kilo in weight, well balanced and with a long, shaped limewood shaft, the Sirius is very useful on any vegetable plot. can be used for everything from uprooting perennial weeds, to hoeing drills, to earthing up the potatoes. The triangular head allows versatlity in digging: delicate work with the point and more substantial digging with the whole head. Both sides are sharp, so it digs in easily. You can use the edges to break soil into a fine tilth. The side can also be used to spread the soil, and the head to firms it down.
PKS bronze tool heads are hand made of solid bronze (copper with a little bit of tin) by a smithy in Hungary. The handles are from European hardwoods: ash, beech and lime.
Although they may look like works of art, these are hardworking tools, designed for strength not looks.The tool heads carry a no-quibble, 25-year guarantee (excluding normal wear and tear) and the handles have a two-year guarantee. The advantages are: they don’t rust; they have sharp edges; they are hardwearing and will last for years; the metal is known to deter slugs and snails; they slice into the soil and come out clean.
Overall: 1280mm (50.4in), Head: 135mm (5.25in) wide, 170mm (6.5in) long, Weight: 850g (20oz)
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